October 27, 2010 Subject:
My lifetime hero ...
I had read the book first time some 25 years back, when I was Research Associate @ ITBHU, Varanasi in 1984 and ever since, I am inspired by the book in all its aspects from engineering to management and philosophy ...
This small book contains valuable information regarding life and all round genius of Westinghouse. It includes his contributions to steam engines, railroading, electrical engineering, automobile suspension system, natural gas and much much more.
Reader also gets to know about Tesla's invention of transformers and induction motors.
Thomas Edison has been shown in unfavorable light in his encounters with Westinghouse.
A must read book for any one interested in history of engineering an technology.